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Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 12:30pm EDT
. yesterday that one of our staunchest allies great britain will not be going along with us on this. i would at some point the secretary of state will address that as well. >> perhaps he will. secretary of defense hagel addressed that privately yesterday. he was asked some questions there about the coalition, mentioned that partners need to make decisions on their own. that countries will certainly have the right to do so. but indicated that the u.s. will continue to consult with britain. but that the u.s. is pardon me, prepared to press forward with or without britain. >> and at this point, perhaps pressing forward with an unlikely ally in france. >> ambulance is certainly known as a staunch opponent to the war in iraq, while the u.k. was a strong partner. so the tables may have turned here these many years later, france, of course, wants the colonial power in syria, so an interesting cross roads of history that we see ourselves in today. >> and we are also hearing in fact that syria -- that pardon me that turkey has take an pretty firm stance as well. about the chemical weapons attac
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 5:00pm EDT
. fiona who lives in washington, d.c. told us her story. >> i am 29 years old. i have an undergraduate degree in ecology, which is just a branch of biology and then a masters in environmental science and management, and between those two i have a total of $85,000 in student loan debt. >> what does that mean for monthly payments. >> monthly payment versus varied depending on how much i knew about the payment plans available to me, how much money i was making, but at this point in my life, which is the lowest monthly payments i've ever had, it's $370 a month. >> how painful is that or how easy is that to pay with your current income and where you're at in your life with your career. >> at this point i would say i'm managing them fine because in the last year and a half i've had to teach myself to do that. but upon immediately graduating from grad school, really no knowledge on how to manage it, what options were available to me. i think at that time it was the most difficult to deal with. it became a source of problem in personal relationships. it really kind of pulled a lot of things in
Al Jazeera America
Aug 20, 2013 5:00pm EDT
like? >> well, first on a sunny day only gradual innone a decision, but what concerns us is the combination of sea level rise and storms, where six, eight, maybe ten feet are super imposed on a normal sea level, and as we have seen on sandy and other storms, that can be devastating if we are not prepared, if we are not changing our cities, and that will be expensive. >> heidi what do we know about how fast or slow carbon dioxide has an impact. >> that's one of the big things that we need to help people understand when it comes to climate change. carbon dioxide is a long-lived greenhouse gas. co 2 when we turn it, via fossil fuels, it hangs out for centuries. so we are only seeing a fraction of what is going to happen in the future, so that's why we can say we are locking ourselves into a specific future where the weather is much more extreme. >> and claus what is being done towards reacting? and we'll talk about prevention later. >> there have been plans put forward in particular by the city of new york to deal at least in the short-term with periodic storm-related innone a deci
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 5:00pm EDT
further use of chemical weapons. the un has postponed its investigation due to safety concerns. >>> army major nidal hasan opt not to speak today. the jury still must decide if he will get the death penalty or life in prison. he was convicted of killing 13 unarmed soldiers and wounding 30 others. >>> across the midwest it is the heat that are closing schools. school closures from minnesota, the dakotas, and south to iowa and nebraska. school nurses are also on the lookout for any signs of heat exhaustion. those are the headlines at this hour. for more information on your stories go to our website, aljazeera.com. once again that's aljazeera.com. ♪ ♪ >>> threats and counter threats as the united states appears to draw closer to military action in syria. we will examine the potential risks regards and consequences. from washington, this is "inside story." ♪ >>> hello, everybody. i'm david shuster, the government of syria says it will defend itself against a potential u.s. military strike by using, quote, all means available. the warning came on the heels of john kerry declaring there
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 5:00pm EDT
. the syrian government denies using toxic weapons. an apology from robert bales in court said, quote . . . >>> hosni mubarak has been released from prison. this is the moment the helicopter carrying left cairo. mubarak will be held under house arrest. >>> big time frustration on wall street today, a technical computer glitch halted traini -- trading for more than three hours. >>> tepco, which runs fukushima, says it needs outside assistance to deal with leak of radioactive water. those are the headlines, more news next hour on al jazeera. >>> millions of acres burned and more than a billion dollars spent as the u.s. government runs out of money to fight wildfires, we look at the challenge of balancing economic and environmental priorities. you are watching "inside story" from washington. ♪ >>> welcome, i'll libby case us, right now 50 uncontained wildfires are raging across the country, and the government is about to deplete its annual firefighting budget before the season ends. the us forrest service warns this is the new normal in firefighting. so are there more effective
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 5:00pm EDT
expectations of the people of my parents' generation they had of us. and you know, also, a lot of black fathers gone -- were in world war ii and they went to fight for democracy and they came back and still had segregation and a lot of discrimination. so they expected us to be that generation that would change things. but i think if there was one symbol, that we all latched onto, it was the lynching of emma till who was our age at that time. all of my friends in the student nonviolent coordinating committee, sncc, remember his face on the cover of jet magazine and his mother had insisted they not do any cosmetic work on him when he was put in the casket. she said i want the world to see what they did to my boy. and that was after having been lynched, shot in the eye and thrown into the tallahachee river. the bloated body was awful. that became the personification of all the evil that we faced and our parents. >> particularly a teenager, something of your age, it happens to them. >> absolutely. you really touched what was important to us. we were going into our teens. we were his age. if
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 5:00pm EDT
is aware that a number of the member states have expressed grave concern about the possible use of chemical weapons in syria. the secretary general reaffirms his determination of a thorough investigation into the alleged incidents brought against the state. >> bradley manning was dishonorly discharged and forfeited of his pay. i'm tony harris. >>> welcome. it's violent and turbulent in >>> we need -. and there have been mistakes. >> one is a coalition building and how do you talk about democracy in to what he had forth as the leading country and how it fell apart. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people s
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 5:00pm EDT
vote away from us. this summer the supreme court struck down and there will be tighter voting laws. >> voting rights is really -- when we look at the right to vote. it is the avenue for which we show we care if we care about criminal justice issues it is a at the ballot we can voice our opinion of issues. it essentially mutes americans to speak on the other issues. >> i heard from a lot of african/americans that they care about, one was the travon martin voter. >> all generations and all demographics. this attack on voting rights we are are seeing across the demographics that care about this issue. inspirational photos that came from washington. young people we see who are there and think the issues are extremeliy important. it speaks to the desire of americans to fight for this fundamental right that is a part of the values of our democracy. >> young americans didn't experience what it was like to grow up. of the are young people -- do young people take it for granted? >> i think they do. when we look at young people who are flooding to ensure their voting rights are not further s
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 3:30am EDT
stories. the obama administration said there were chemical weapons used in the attack in syria. the syrian government denies the accusation. >> we're all hearing the drums of war being beaten around us. if these countries are willing to launch an aggression or military act against syria, i believe the allegations of chem weapons is false, and i dare them to produce any piece much evidence. >> one of the largest wildfires
Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 3:30am EDT
after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot there's more to financial news than the ups and downs of the dow. for instance, can fracking change what you pay for water each month? have you thought about how climate change can affect your grocery bill? can rare minerals in china affect your cell phone bill? or how a hospital in texas could drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. >> caller: the water -- it requires this new warning. this is the 900-page document we call obamacare. it could change costs, coverage, and pretty much all of healthcare in america. my show sorts this all out. in fact, my staff has read the entire thing. which is probably more than what most membe
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 12:30pm EDT
short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot >> al jazeera america, a new voice in american journalism. introduces america tonight. >> in egypt police fired tear gas -- >> a fresh take on the stories that connect to you. >> they risk never returning to the united states. >> we spent time with some members of the gangster disciples. sure that stories don't escape them. >> every day a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you heard angles you hadn't considered. consider this, antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo. stories that matter to you. content while setting new standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across the country. >> if joe can't find work, his family will go from living in a hotel to living in their car. >> connected, inspired, bold. this is the 900-page document we call obamacare. my staff has read the entire thing. can congress say the same? what happens when soc
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 12:30pm EDT
likely to deter the future use of chemical weapons by acting or not acting. >> the news continues talk to al jazeera at aljazeera.com. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. [[voiceover]] every sunday night, al jazeera america ç]esents gripping films from >> welcome to al jazeera. i'm del walters. these are the stories that we're working on at this hour. >> i believe the pretext of chemical weapons is false. basils, and even grounds. >> as u.n. inspectors postpone their work the syrian government s
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 5:00pm EDT
baltimore is using. it's called safe streets. part of the violence approach. >> we want to get william's perspective as a law enforceer. how does law enforcement look upon what the doctor is talking about? >> there's been a lot of cooperation between law enforcement and these various efforts. the boston model which is spread pretty widely involved both boston police and atf. i think the epedemilogical sa good one. the other one i used a lot, frankly is a fashion analogy. just with the disease not only is it a question of interrupting the disease but a prevention but from a prevention point of view there's behaviors that pe behave this before. if you can reduce the gun carrying. one of the reasons you're seeing lethality is because the quality and number of weapons involving homicides have decreased substantially over the years and as a result as somebody being killed canned and often times an innocent third party who has nothing to do with the conflict being killed by a stray bullet as we've just described increases because the numbers of rounds fired is far greater. the quality of the w
Al Jazeera America
Aug 28, 2013 12:30pm EDT
with us. >>a. >> >> and you can kiss that puppy goodbye, chula vista would answer back. they would come up clutch. jianca rlo, and california is back on top, 4-3. but buckle up, this game was a rollercoaster ride. the bottom of the fifth, they ... s ... mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. sure that storiesç] is >> hello, and welcome to al jazeera. i'm del wall certificates. these are your headlines at this hour. >> it's up to the security council only, and exclusively to deal with this issue. >> the syrian ambassador warning the west not to take any actions against his country. >> i have a dream. >> 50 years after the march on washington, looking back and remembering both the dream and the dreamer. >> and the army doctor turned killer, a jury decides whether he lives or if he dies.
Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 12:30pm EDT
has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot every sunday night al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >> this is just the beginning of something much bigger. >> thank god i didn't have to suffer what he had to go through. >> this sunday, the premiere of "into eternity". >> i am now in this place where you should never come. >> how do you contain 100,000 years of nuclear danger? >> it is an invisible danger. >> al jazeera america presents "into eternity". premieres sunday night 9 eastern. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. [[voiceover]] no doubt about it, innovation changes our lives. opening doors ... opening possibilities. taking the impossible from lab ... to life. on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of th
Al Jazeera America
Aug 31, 2013 5:00pm EDT
netherlands. tests will be done to find out if any chemical weapons were used. >>> a shift in winds carried smoke into some areas near yosemite national park. for more news and headlines visit al jazeera sodom. i'm thomas drayton. inside story is coming up next. nothing. here is my question for every member of congress and every member of the global community: what message will we send if a dictator can gas hundreds of children to death in plain sight and pay no price? >> the president had seemed to be leaning toward military action for several days. >> that's not a surprise. the question, though, was whether he would seek authorization from congress? it didn't seem that he would, the young folks. >> what are the laws going to begin to take effect? >> reporter: the laws do not go >> hello, i'm richard gizbert and you're watching a special >> hello, i'm richard gizbert and you're watching a special edition of the listening post. every week on this program, we take a close critical look at the global news media. this time, we're doing something different. we're going to talk about a m
Al Jazeera America
Aug 21, 2013 12:30pm EDT
opposition said that the government used chemical weapons. bradley manning sentenced to 35 years behind bars for leaking thousands of documents from wikileaks. and former army major,s responsible for the shooting at fort hood, has rested his case without calling any witnesses.
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 12:30pm EDT
, team after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? it drives discussion across america. share your story on tv and online. content while setting new standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across the country. >> if joe can't find work, his family will go from living in a hotel to living in their car. >> connected, inspired, bold. this is the 900-page document dry for all five days. ♪ >>> i'm richelle carey. here is the latest from al jazeera. as the white house repeats its stance that there will be no boots on the ground in syria, the un says there is now a million refugee children from syria now. >>> and a wildfire is growing at an alarming rate near yosemite national park. >>> three years into the war in syria, and efforts to end the conflict have gone
Al Jazeera America
Aug 22, 2013 3:30am EDT
challenged, team after team has fallin short. >> michael eaves joins us to talk more about that. the president was having a lot [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. we call obamacare. it could change costs, coverage, and pretty much all of healthcare in america. my show sorts this all out. in fact, my staff has read the entire thing. which is probably more than what most members of congress can claim. we'll separate politics from policy, and just prescribe the facts. >> welcome to al jazeera. i'm stephanie si. have reeched a ten deal with one of the women suing him for sexual harassment. at least 17 women have now come forward. details are being kept secret until the city council votes on friday. the u.n. security council held an emergency session on wednesday about an alleged chemical weapons attack in syria. video shows graphic and disturbing images of the aftermath. hundreds of syrian civilians including women and children were killed in the attack. the syrian government calls the
Al Jazeera America
Aug 23, 2013 3:30am EDT
sexual harassment. >>> president obama unveiled a new plan to cut the cost of college. he wants to use a rating simple that would judge schools on
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